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Meaning of SCIENTIFIC

Pronunciation:  `sIun'tifik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  conforming with the principles or methods used in science; "a scientific approach"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the practice of science; "scientific journals"
 

SCIENTIFIC is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: technological
 
 Antonyms: unscientific
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sci`en*tif"ic\, a. [F. scientifique; L. scientia
science + facere to make.]
1. Of or pertaining to science; used in science; as,
   scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific
   observations.

2. Agreeing with, or depending on, the rules or principles of
   science; as, a scientific classification; a scientific
   arrangement of fossils.

3. Having a knowledge of science, or of a science; evincing
   science or systematic knowledge; as, a scientific chemist;
   a scientific reasoner; a scientific argument.

         Bossuet is as scientific in the structure of his
         sentences.                            --Landor.

{Scientific method}, the method employed in exact science and
   consisting of: (a) Careful and abundant observation and
   experiment. (b) generalization of the results into
   formulated ``Laws'' and statements.

 

 

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